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March 28, 2023
10:00am to 11:30am

Reliable, independent journalism covering local matters is vital to civic and economic success in any community. However, access to the news is disappearing leaving many rural towns as "news deserts." This 2018 University of North Carolina ...

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September 14, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm

In this Corporate Member Briefing, Brian Carter, the executive director of 4Culture, will join us to share how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted arts and culture organizations and how those organizations are addressing the challenges of a re-opening...

January 2020 |

Data alone doesn’t capture the human impact of philanthropy. That’s why with the release of "Trends in Northwest Giving 2019," we’ve added regional spotlights to help capture the changemakers behind the grants. This article is first in the series and features Alaska and Rasmuson Foundation's significant role in funding the arts.

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December 2018 |

The Native Arts & Cultures Foundation has a passion and talent for bringing exceptional artists together before diverse audiences to share their insightful work and inspire the spirit. In October, NACF organized three sessions with a total of seven Native artists and changemakers at two philanthropy conferences. All the sessions were well attended and received high comments from many participants. In one session, a few people were wiping tears from their eyes, and in another, the audience was rocking to the beats of a performing artist. In all sessions, questions and comments from attendees revealed their desire to know more and how they had been deeply impacted by the stimulating presentations.

April 12, 2017
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Audio Call Only

Join us for perspectives and Q&A from state Humanities and Arts organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Learn how and where federal dollars flow to states, the impact on local communities if this funding source is eliminated and advocacy efforts to date.

March 2017 | Philanthropy Northwest

For this sixth edition of "Trends in Northwest Giving," we are presenting this report in collaboration with Foundation Center, which collects grants data directly from organizations across the Northwest and nationwide. This partnership enables us to tell a story based on a larger pool of funders, in three parts: key findings, based on a snapshot of $1.8 billion granted to our region by more than 4,000 funders in 2014; trends over time, based on a subset of 1,387 funders that reported data for both 2012 and 2014; and state-by-state variations.

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November 2016 | Philanthropy Northwest

U.S. foundations make significant investments in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. This snapshot captures support from a sample of 512 foundations for a range of issues and focus areas in Philanthropy Northwest’s six-state region.

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